SpaceX will launch its Falcon 9 rocket today, with a launcher carrying a new fleet of broadband Starlink satellites into space, as the private spaceflight company will launch 52 Starlink satellites on its giant rocket along with a nanoscale for Tyvak and a small radar For Capella Space.
The flight is scheduled to depart from Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 6:54 pm EST (2054 GMT). The flight is SpaceX's fifteenth Falcon 9 mission to date in 2021, all of which have been flown on reused reinforcements.
The mission, called Starlink 27, is the third of its kind to be launched this month, and the company first launched an upgraded version of its Falcon 9 missile in 2018, with the goal of enhancing reusability.
Also, by adding some new features that would allow the booster to better withstand launch pressures, the company said that each Falcon 9 would be able to fly at least 10 times with minimal renewal between launches, and a total of 100 times.
Aiming to fill its massive system with thousands of broadband satellites, the company will continue to push the Falcon 9 to the limit, while keeping the boosters with most flights under its Starlink program's belts.
It is worth noting that SpaceX created its Starlink program with the hope of providing high-speed Internet access to users around the world, and as a way to help fund its ambitions in deep space.
The service is aimed at users in rural or remote areas that have little or no connectivity, although anyone can use it.